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Voluntarism all the way from MIT

Voluntarism all the way from MIT

The greatest boxer of all time Muhammad Ali once stated, ‘service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.’ That is what drives human to turn the bad to good for humanity. From humanity comes the idea of voluntarism…

September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Protecting a generation

Protecting a generation

The government fears that schools are prone to major damages and have higher number of casualty from disasters including earthquake, cyclone, fire and flood during day time…

September 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Burst of colours

Burst of colours

A group of seven aspiring artists has for the first time braved out of their closets to display their artworks to the public through an exhibition they collectively hosted in Gulshan in the last week of August…

September 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Four aces from BUET

Four aces from BUET

Despite having no coach, braving the negative social connotations associated with playing cards, four students from Dhaka have defeated top teams in the World Youth Bridge Competition…writes Adnan Akib…

August 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
School for cartoons and comics

School for cartoons and comics

Amid a growing demand for comic books and a crisis of artistes, Akantis is venturing into a school to breed young enthusiasts with a penchant for drawing cartoons and comic books…writes Saad Hammadi…

August 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Repairing childhood

Repairing childhood

Shagufta Tasnim Nur writes how an empowerment project aims to improve the lives of young adolescent girls, who have lost their childhood to early marriages, by counseling them and sending them back to schools…

August 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
No more drying clothes with gas stove!

No more drying clothes with gas stove!

Where energy is limited, wasting it is imprudent. The waste of natural resources like gas can cause serious consequences to the society…

August 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
The journey has just begun

The journey has just begun

Adnan Akib finds out how a Bangladeshi youth, despite living in a rural area has persisted with his vision to develop a bike that runs on electricity and solar energy…

July 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Empathetic listeners

Empathetic listeners

Imtiaz Salim finds out how Kaan Pete Roi, an emotional support helpline, strives to help people get rid of depression and suicidal tendencies over telephone conversations…

July 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
More than a wristband

More than a wristband

The lack of one of the most essential life skills among young people in what is also considered to be a healthy sport has Bangladesh one of the highest numbers of drowning incidents…

July 17, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative